About Tam O’Shanter
This article is from 2006.
There’s something of the Burns’ supper speech that Bruce Fummey never entirely shakes off in his retelling of the great narrative poem, but his banter engages throughout what is a valid if not vital comedy lecture. Ably battling the burr of the adjacent bar, Fummey’s crass if self-effacing delivery ultimately delivers a winning, bravura recital. (Mark Edmundson)
Beehive Inn, 226 0000, until 26 Aug (not 14, 21), 8.15pm, £6 (£4).